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When Colors Get Along: Self-Direction Spotlight with Mara Clawson
Mara is an artist who runs her own business that she named “When Colors Get Along.” She makes art because, as she describes, “art makes me happy and gives me lots of courage. My body cannot make tears. So, my pictures tell how I feel.” She likes making people happy with her art by sharing “how I see the world.” Artwork above is Finding Ways to Keep the Water Clean © 2019 Mara Clawson
The Alliance Joins Statement with 500 LGBTQ Organizations Supporting #BlackLivesMatter
LGBTQ Organizations Unite to Combat Racial Violence You can view the original statement and sign on to the letter here: http://lgbtqblacklivesmatter.org/ “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” Those words, written...
Solidarity Statement with #BlackLivesMatter
The Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports offers our support and solidarity to Black communities against systemic racism, white supremacy, and oppression that manifest every day in the United States
The Alliance Joins Joint Statement on Human Rights of People with Developmental Disabilities
People with disabilities have the same civil and human rights as their peers without disabilities. Those rights are not modified, lessened, or “balanced” against other considerations because of their support needs.
Honoring The Legacy of Autistic Advocate Mel Baggs
We’re mourning the loss of Mel Baggs, an autistic advocate for who helped push for a broadened understanding of humanity and communication.
Building Self-Confidence Through Self-Direction
For Jason Ross, self-direction wasn’t easy. It meant overcoming failure through perseverance. And it gave him confidence to take charge of his life.
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